HC Deb 04 December 1978 vol 959 cc473-4W
Mr. Rooker

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will publish in the United Kingdom joined the EEC to the latest available date; and how many tons of these imports were from the United Kingdom.

Mr. Eadie

According to figures published by the Statistical Office of the European Communities, the other eight members of the EEC imported 208 million tonnes of hard coal from the United Kingdom and countries outside the Community between January 1973 and July 1978. About 10 million tonnes of this coal was supplied by the United Kingdom.